POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision, the Cardiovascular Technologist provides technical support and assistance to the physician during diagnostic and invasive cardiovascular and interventional radiology procedures. Performs scrub and hemodynamic monitoring duties with cardiac catheterizations, vascular and interventional radiology procedures using clinical knowledge, technical skills, and professional judgment in accordance with professional and departmental standards and protocols. Assists in holding area. Provides care assessment prior, during and post procedural care and instruction to patients. Prepares and maintains all pertinent information related to procedures.
REQUIREMENTS: Graduate from an approved school of radiologic technology; two (2) years in diagnostic and/or interventional cardiac catheterization and interventional radiology lab; American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist or exam eligible at time of hire (RCIS) or CVT with four (4) years of cath lab experience; BLSP, ACLS, PALS certification; demonstrates clinical competence in basic cardiac physiology/pathology, 12-Lead EKG interpretation; physiologic monitoring (intra cardiac pressure waveform knowledge), pacemaker operations (implantable and external) and other radiographic equipment related to cardiac care. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Four (4) years in combination cardiac catheterization and interventional radiology lab; ARRT with Advanced Level Certification in Cardiac Interventional Radiography; Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist.
Additional Salary Information: Shift and weekend differentials may be applicable.
Internal Number: 5901
About Central Peninsula Hospital
Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) is a 49-bed not-for-profit acute care accredited community hospital. Located in Soldotna, Alaska and just minutes away from Alaska's famed Kenai River, CPH is the primary health care facility serving the Central Kenai Peninsula with a service area of approximately 35,000 residents. As a Planetree Gold Certified Hospital, we seek to provide healing in all dimensions: mental, emotional, spiritual and social, as well as physical.
The area economy is highly diverse. Important economic sectors include gas and oil drilling/exploration, healthcare, sport, subsistence and commercial fishing, fish processing, government, timber and lumber, agriculture, transportation, construction, services and retail trade. Residents enjoy a high-quality lifestyle in a rural setting surrounded by the splendor of Alaska. Winter temperatures range from 6 to 24; summers range from 45 to 66 with an average annual precipitation of 17 inches.
CPH offers a competitive total rewards package including relocation assistance, major medical, dental/vision insurance, educational assistance, retirement planning, and many other great advantages. Interested applicants may c...ontact CPH Human Resources, 250 Hospital Place, Soldotna, AK 99669 or phone 888/565-4404 ext. 4770. All applicants must apply online at www.cpgh.org.